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EUROCITIES and the sustainable development goals

EUROCITIES and our member cities fully support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a means to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all.

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publication date : 15-10-2018

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Smart with a Heart: Bringing Together the Smart City Community in Stavanger

From 25-27 September 2018, the fourth Nordic Edge Expo & Conference took place in Stavanger, Norway. The Nordic Edge is an annual event showcasing the latest innovative solutions from the Smart City community and thus the ideal meeting place for the project partners of the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme. 4500 visitors from all across Europe and even beyond attended this three-day event to present outcomes, exchange knowledge and meet with project partners. Apart from...

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publication date : 15-10-2018

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Amsterdam commits to 55% CO2 emissions reduction by 2030 at the ChangeNOW Summit

Amsterdam hereby renews its commitment under the Covenant of Mayors. By committing to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, it sets even more ambitious targets than the minimum Covenant requirements (40% emission reductions by 2030).

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publication date : 03-10-2018

Apply to be part of PROSPECT: energy efficiency finance peer learning project

The PROSPECT energy efficiency finance peer learning programme is now open for applications. Designed for both experienced practitioners and those wishing to learn, this second learning cycle will start in late 2018 — and applications close on 19 October.

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publication date : 02-10-2018

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Submit your project for the Energy Globe Award 2019: the largest environmental prize worldwide

Energy Globe Award supports most outstanding sustainable initiatives from all over the world and let them set an example for others.

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publication date : 26-09-2018

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Local climate action : several EUROCITIES members raise the bar

Several EUROCITIES members took ambitious commitments to become low-carbon at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on 14 September 2018.

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publication date : 20-09-2018

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publication date : 30-08-2018

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The 1st Covenant Cities in the Spotlight call is now open!

In the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors wishes to reward signatories that have been working within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress in their local energy and climate action. Being a "Covenant City in the Spotlight" is a great opportunity to showcase the progress made and become a reference example for the whole Covenant Community and beyond.

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publication date : 01-08-2018

  •  environment

Informal Climate Strategy roundtable in Brussels, Thursday 20 September 2018

With the EU currently developing its 2050 climate strategy in line with the Paris Agreement, and many national and local governments adopting similarly ambitious plans, we thought it would be a good opportunity to meet and discuss the strategic and cross-cutting elements of climate change in cities.

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publication date : 17-07-2018

  •  mobility

ELENA: supporting the deployment of sustainable and innovative urban mobility

Four of EUROCITIES member’s cities are currently benefitting from ELENA (European Local Energy Assistance) facility.

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publication date : 04-07-2018